Wendy the 8-year-old chihuahua has a special place in Sarah Stewart’s heart. Little Wendy was born with brain damage and came to Sarah and her son Jim, 11, as a rescue dog when she was just a pup. Sarah, who used to work as a vet nurse at McMahon and Gallagher, has a soft spot for old and special needs dogs.
“They’re kind of forgotten and you just want to show them what love actually is,” she said. “In return you get unconditional love, and they fill a hole in your life sometimes. When Wendy gets excited, she barks, does excited wees and she’s highly anxious so sometimes she just goes around in circles endlessly. She’s a funny little thing.”
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